Posted August 9, 2023

Product Focus: Remote-controlled equipment

New models with remote control features from Bobcat, Brokk, Volvo CE, JLG, Volteq, Magni, Teleo, Manitou, and Wacker Neuson.

Remote-controlled rotating telehandler
The Magni RTH 6.30 rotating telehandler offers a maximum lift height of 98 feet, a maximum lift capacity of 13,200 pounds, and a maximum lift height capacity of 5,500 pounds.

Remote-controlled excavators
An advanced Short-Range Remote-Control solution designed by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and CE Engineering Solutions is opening new opportunities for excavator operation, delivering increased safety, visibility and flexibility.

Remote telehandler boom control
JLG 1644, 1732 and 1075 telehandlers are now available with remote boom control as an option, enabling operators to control the boom from outside the cab for improved visibility during load placement.

Remote-controlled trench roller enhancements
Wacker Neuson’s RT remote-controlled trench roller was the first remote-controlled articulated trench roller to offer below-the-axle exciters that produces a more efficient transfer of compaction energy to the soil.

Smartphone remote control
Bobcat Company offers its Bobcat MaxControl Remote Operation technology. It allows operators to control Bobcat loaders and attachments from outside the cab, using an iPhone or many other iOS devices.

Remote-controlled demolition machine
The electric-powered Brokk 110 remote-controlled demolition machine offers increased demolition power over its predecessor, the Brokk 100 and includes the Brokk SmartPower electrical system.

Rotating telescopic handlers
Manitou’s MRT Vision+ rotating telescopic handlers offer construction professionals even better performance for all their material handling operations.

Battery-powered mini track loader
The Volteq SKY 1000 mini track loader combines the power of battery-driven operation with the convenience and precision of remote control.

Remote-control retrofit
Teleo is revolutionizing the construction industry by retrofitting traditional heavy equipment with autonomous and remote-operated technology to create supervised autonomous machines.

This article originally appeared in the September-October 2023 issue of Pro Contractor Rentals magazine.  ©2023 Urbain Communications LLC. All rights reserved.